Synonyms and Antonyms of abandoned

  1. 1 left unoccupied or unused she consciously avoided walking past the abandoned house, with its broken windows and sagging porch Synonyms derelict, deserted, desolate, disused, forgotten, forsaken, rejected, vacant, vacated, void Related Words ignored, neglected, unattended, untended; castaway, cast-off, discarded, jettisoned, junked, refuse, waste; godforsaken, miserable, shabby, wretched; empty, idle Near Antonyms reclaimed, recovered, redeemed, rescued, retrieved, salvaged, saved; reconditioned, rehabbed, rehabilitated, restored; repeopled

  2. 2 showing no signs of being under control wild, abandoned dancing that shocked the staid chaperones at the debutante ball Synonyms rampant, intemperate, raw, runaway, unbounded, unbridled, unchecked, uncontrolled, unhampered, unhindered, unrestrainedRelated Words uncontrollable, ungovernable; barbaric, hog wild, riotous, uninhibited, wildNear Antonyms moderate, temperedAntonyms bridled, checked, constrained, controlled, curbed, governed, hampered, hindered, restrained, temperate

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to criticize severely

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